mRNA isolation directly from tissue or cultured cells

Robert Hartley rh at
Tue Jun 8 03:21:45 EST 1999

In article <375be687.28278197 at>, kap2 at (Dr.
Kris Partridge) wrote:

> On Sun, 06 Jun 1999 15:24:16 +0200, "O. de Leeuw"
> <monique_olav.deleeuw at> wrotz:
> Skip the commercial kit. In our hands the method of Sacchi and
> Chomzynski (don't have reference) works the best.  It's basically a
> phenol/chloroform/guanidine extraction.  Let me know if you want to
> try this and I'll look up the exact reference.

Isn't this total RNA isolation?


> >Dear researchers,
> >
> >Who have good experience with isolations of  mRNA directly from tissue
> >or cultured cells. Which commercial kit should I try?
> >
> >Gr.
> >Olav.

Robert Hartley BSc(Hons).                                    
Centre for Cell Engineering,                                                       
University of Glasgow,                                  
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